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Hard Green : Saving The Environment From The Environmentalists A Conservative Manifesto - Peter Huber

Hard Green

Saving The Environment From The Environmentalists A Conservative Manifesto

Paperback Published: 2nd November 2000
ISBN: 9780465031139
Number Of Pages: 256

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This book sets out the case for Hard Green, a conservative environmental agenda. Modern environmentalism, Peter Huber argues, destroys the environment. Captured as it has been by the Soft Green oligarchy of scientists, regulators, and lawyers, modern environmentalism does not conserve forests, oceans, lakes, and streams - it hastens their destruction. For all its scientific pretension, Soft Green is not green at all. Its effects are the opposites of green.This book lays out the alternative: a return to Yellowstone and the National Forests, the original environmentalism of Theodore Roosevelt and the conservation movement. Chapter by chapter, "Hard Green" takes on the big issues of environmental discourse from scarcity and pollution to efficiency and waste disposal. This is the Hard Green manifesto: Rediscover T.R. Reaffirm the conservationist ethic. Expose the Soft Green fallacy. Reverse the Soft Green agenda. Save the environment from the environmentalists.

The Rough Rider and the Wonkp. xi
What Is and What Will Be
Scarcity: Malthus on a Chipp. 3
Externality: Pollution on a Chipp. 17
Complexity: Gaia and the Sandpilep. 37
Efficiency: The Fat of the Landp. 57
Eschatology: From Malthus to Faustp. 77
Capitalist Green
The Conservative Communep. 87
Save the Earthp. 101
Privatizing Pollutionp. 119
The Limits to Growthp. 139
Ethics in the Green Lifeboatp. 159
The Limits of Certitudep. 175
A Conservative Environmental Manifestop. 195
Acknowledgmentsp. 205
Notesp. 207
Indexp. 211
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ISBN: 9780465031139
ISBN-10: 0465031137
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 2nd November 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1